Nokia Lumia 520 Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

Nokia Lumia 520

Reasons to consider the Lumia 520

3.5G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 233 PPI vs 127 PPI More than 80% crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Significantly newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x480 vs 320x240 5x higher resolution screen
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21.1 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 24fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 163 MB Around 50.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3.2 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Screen size Larger screen 4.0" vs 3.1" Around 50% larger screen
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 12 mm Around 20% thinner
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1000 MHz vs Unknown, 832 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 20% faster)
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10 hours vs 6.2 hours More than 60% more talk time per battery charge
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Y Duos

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
App store Many more apps available Android App Market vs Windows Phone Marketplace The Android App Market has over 400,000 apps vs 55,000 (around 7.5x more)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Standby time Slightly more standby time 18.3 days vs 15 days More than 20% more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Slightly lighter 109 g vs 124 g More than 10% lighter


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Lumia 520:4.0
Galaxy Y Duos:3.0
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
Lumia 520:10 mm
Galaxy Y Duos:12 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Lumia 520:Windows Phone Marketplace
Galaxy Y Duos:Android App Market
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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